Kendall Jenner Cries Out "My Words Were Twisted" Amid Continued Backlash Over Her Insensitive Comments On Hardworking Models
August 23, 2018 12:59 By Fabiosa
Kendall Jenner is backtracking on her earlier statements from a recent controversial interview with Love Magazine.
What she said
The model took social media by storm when she told the edgy magazine, in which she was featured alongside Naomi Campbell, that she had to limit the jobs she signed up for because they have become overwhelming.
But what outraged people online were her comments about being selective with the jobs she takes on. Kendall was quoted calling her fellow models “those girls” who do 30 shows a season.
Was she misrepresented?
But, in response to the backlash she has received online, Kendall is now claiming she was misrepresented by Love Magazine. Fans say her words were tone-deaf, and the choice to turn down jobs is simply because of her wealthy background as a Kardashian-Jenner.
I was misrepresented in a recent interview over the wknd & it’s important to clarify the meaning. It was intended to be entirely complimentary but unfortunately, my words were twisted & taken out of context.I want to be clear. The respect that I have for my peers is immeasurable!— Kendall (@KendallJenner) August 21, 2018
I get to experience first hand their tireless commitment, their work ethic, the endless days, the lack of sleep, separation from family and friends, stress of traveling, the toll on physical and mental health, yet they still make it all look effortless and beautiful.— Kendall (@KendallJenner) August 21, 2018
I’m inspired by so many of these people i have had the good fortune to work alongside! There’s no way i could EVER hate on that ❤️ i want everyone to win. SLAY ALWAYS.— Kendall (@KendallJenner) August 21, 2018
On Twitter, Kendall says none of this represents how she truly feels about her colleagues.
Opinions are divided
"I’m inspired by so many of these people I have had the good fortune to work alongside," Kendall claimed in a response tweet.
No, they clearly quoted you. This is what happens when you are entitled and your "supermodel" status is handed to you. You haven't worked for anything. You never would've made it if it wasnt for your Kardashian connections. #Truth #KendallJenner— Mother of Dragons (@emma_rose77) August 21, 2018
No. This happens. Media twists famous people’s words to create drama because drama means money. Since you weren’t there to hear what she said at least give her the benefit of the doubt and appreciate she apologized. That’s what matters.— 🌼 (@intactmaria) August 21, 2018
She made it sound like she didn’t have to do all the hard work other models do to get where she is. And referring to it as “whatever the fuck they do” is disrespectful no matter what.— Amy Elizabeth (@amyeschroeder) August 22, 2018
Fans are not buying it. One commenter called her "entitled," but she’s, nonetheless, getting support from fans who believe her words were deliberately twisted by the magazine just to cause controversy. Thoughts?